I Remain - Chapter 4It was the children's first time in the royal palace, and every inch of polished granite and gold marvelled them. They had lived their whole lives in a small stone house, humble as any peasant's; Nut and Geb had decided to lead as simple a lifestyle as possible in order to remain hidden from Ra's watchful eyes. As a result, the four siblings had lived almost as mortal children, playing in the mud around the Nile's shore and sleeping in hard beds. Now they were dressed in fine silk, and heavy gold jewels hang from their necks, wrists and ears.More Like This
"Children, stay close to me and Father at all times," said Nut. She was still uncertain that bringing her little ones to Ra's sacred palace, to be introduced to the court of the gods, had been a good idea. Geb had been apprehensive, naturally, but not half as much as herself. He saw an opportunity for their children to get acquainted and form bonds with the rest of their family; she saw a chance for Ra, in the senseless wrath she knew he was capab
A child that could never be his. Her heart ached for him but she knew they couldn't be together from the moment she saw him. He never thought that she liked him back, he won her over with false promises. When they were together, he showed her his dangerous side.More Like This
She loved it.
It exited her.
She spent nights with him. They hoped for a miracle.
He couldn't have children.
She couldn't conceive.
I guess it was meant to be. He was furious at the thought of missing out on fatherhood. He fell into the arms of Alcohol. She escaped his abuse into the arms of his brother…
Into his brother's bed.
She knew his brother had a wife, but she was desperate for a child. One day she felt in her stomach, another heartbeat. In her ignorance, she showed him. He pressed his palm against her belly and smiled. A smile she hadn't seen in a while.
He was happy.
His smile melted. The hear
Set Set threw open the doors to his brothers study, the priests outside had told him Osiris could be found here. He slammed the doors closed behind him, and the boom echoed in the room.More Like This
Is it true?
Osiris was staring at him, shocked. The two brothers looked nothing alike; Osiris had been born with a completely human appearance. He was handsome, everyone thought he was handsome, even Set admitted he was handsome.
Sets body was human too, but his head was shaped similarly to a camel, and the fur on his face was the color of dried blood.
Is what true, Set?
Set advanced on his brother and with one hand pushed the table between them out of the way. The papers Osiris had been looking at scattered across the floor. His brother took a step back.